VERT, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., a leader in wearable athletic technology, has been named the title sponsor of the VERT Challenge women’s volleyball showcase, according to IMG.
The University of Florida, University of Texas, University of Nebraska and University of Oregon will compete in the four-year rivalry challenge. The inaugural event is scheduled for Sept. 4-5 at the Gregory Gym in Austin, Texas, and will broadcast on The Longhorn Network. The next stops will be Oregon in 2016, Florida in 2017 and Nebraska in 2018.
VERT will provide wearable technology demonstrations and on-site promotions for fans in attendance of the events.
“Our commitment to athletic experience just reached another milestone,” says VERT founder Martin Matak. “This is the first title sponsorship for VERT and a first for wearable technology in an event featuring four nationally ranked, powerhouse NCAA schools.”
For more information, visit myvert.com. — J.B.